Fact Sheets & Trail Guides

For most of these publications below you can click on the title to download the document as a PDF file.

GeoEssex Fact Sheets

GeoEssex has produced a number of fact sheets on topics relating to the geology of Essex.

Fact Sheet no. 1 – Sarsen Stones
Fact Sheet no. 2 – Puddingstone
Fact Sheet no. 3 – Flint
Fact Sheet no. 4 – Collectors Guidelines
Fact Sheet no. 5 – Boulder Clay Fossils
Fact Sheet no. 6 – Septarian Nodules
Fact Sheet no. 7 – Pebbles

GeoEssex field trip handouts

Walton-on-the-Naze field trip handout
Hadleigh Country Park field trip handout

GeoEssex trail guides

The Chalk Walk – Chafford Gorges GeoTrail No. 1

This trail guide is available for sale from GeoEssex. It describes a geological trail through Chafford Gorges Nature Park in Thurrock. Please use the ‘Contact Us’ page for information about how to obtain a copy. Further trail guides are planned.

Other GeoEssex publications

Timescale of the Ice Age in Essex

Interpretation panels for Essex geological sites

Chafford geology (Chafford Gorges Nature Park)
Thorndon Country Park in the Ice Age
The geology of the Naze Cliffs

Guides and trails produced by other organisations

Brentwood Rock – building stone trail (Essex Rock & Mineral Society 1997)
Colchester Town Geology Trail (Colchester Natural History museum c. 2000)
Geological Walk in the City of London Cemetery, Wanstead (Aldersbrook Geological Society)
Graveyard Geology: A guide to rocks in graveyards and cemeteries (Aldersbrook Geological Society)
Rayleigh High Street Geological Trail (Trevor Greensmith 1997)
Tendring Geodiversity Poster (Allen et al. 2009)